Electoral Quotient

Some articles on electoral, electoral quotient:

Electoral District (Canada) - Boundary Adjustment - Formula
... The present formula for adjusting electoral boundaries was adopted in 1985 ... provinces is thus divided by 279, resulting in an "electoral quotient", and then the population of each individual province is divided by this electoral quotient to ... Prince Edward Island would have been entitled to only a single seat according to the electoral quotient, but through the senatorial clause the province gained three more seats to equal its four senators ...
House Of Commons Of Canada - Members and Electoral Districts
... members (rising to 338 in the next election), each of whom represents a single electoral district (also called a riding) ... requires that there be a basic minimum of 295 electoral districts, but additional seats are allocated according to various clauses ... are responsible for drawing the boundaries of the electoral districts in each province ...

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    Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)